A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km ESE of Hirara, Japan (74 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 15:44:00 / June 7, 2017 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:44:00 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.3134° East, latitude 24.2677° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20009m60. Event ids that are associated: us20009m60.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 119 km ESE of Hirara, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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